William Ray Tester
January 7, 2012
William Ray Tester, Sr., of Brooksville, Florida, and Stearns, Kentucky, died Saturday evening, January 7, 2012, at HPH Hospice in Spring Hill, Florida. Ray was the loving husband of Mildred (Millie) Tester.
Born to Basil William and Doris (Baird) Tester on December 8, 1936, in Valle Crusis, North Carolina, Ray was a life-long Baptist Minister and a veteran of the United States Army. His passion for Christ was evident to everyone he met and he touched the lives and hearts of people all over the world. Ray treasured his family and friends. He enjoyed singing and fellowship, and gardening flowers.
A memorial service will be held at Sandy Flat Baptist Church in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, at a later date. Burial will be in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. The family requests memorials be made to Hospice.